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Between the Competition and the Capitalists: Guangzhou’s Taxi Driver Strike

Nao Blog,, China, 22 Oct 2014 - Many of Guangzhou's 40,000 taxi drivers have been on strike over squeezed pay and excessive competition. The impacts of their strike remain unclear.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 23, 2014 03:32 PM |
Sri Lankan opposition, unions demand pay increase

YAHOO News, Sri Lanka, 21 Oct 2014 - Sri Lankan trade unions, opposition politicians and activists protested on Tuesday, demanding the government include substantial pay increases in the annual budget presented this week.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 23, 2014 02:54 PM |
Number of labor disputes up 76 pct in 2014

The Korea Herald , 20 Oct 2014 - The number of labor disputes in South Korea jumped nearly 80 percent in the first nine months of 2014 from a year earlier, the labor ministry said Monday.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 21, 2014 11:11 PM |
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AP-IRNet Community Updates - 12th Edition Oct 2014

This latest issue of AP-IRNet Community Updates includes highlights of recent industrial relations news from across the Asia-Pacific as well as some featured resources: "World of Work Report 2014", "Guide to International Labour Standards", "Report of the Fifth Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region".

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 20, 2014 03:19 PM |
World of Work Report 2014 Developing with jobs

This year’s edition focuses on developing countries and argues that quality jobs are a key driver for development. It draws on evidence from over 140 developing countries and finds that a common factor amongst those countries that have achieved higher per capita income and sustained growth was quality jobs.

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 14, 2014 10:40 PM |
Application of International Labour Standards 2014 (II)

Information document on ratifications and standards-related activities

Posted by Ying Yang at Oct 02, 2014 06:37 PM |
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